A new promotion invites visitors to spend a few days in the first state capital of Georgia wearing their pajamas. by Sherry Jackson
A full recap of our Flannery O'Connor Symposium. Best books of 2012, bookshelves of famous readers, the next great Southern writer & a Hemingway cocktail recipe in Literary News. Carl Hiaasen and Truman Capote in (Non)Required Reading. Celebrating the holidays with Poe, Joel Chandler Harris and Zora Neale Hurston in Literary Events. And a new poem and short story in Southern Voice. Literary Friday is back!
by Jessica Wimmer My foot slips out of my left high heel as the front door opens. “Get on in here, chicken. Heat’s gettin’ out.” He watches me wiggle my foot back in. I cross the threshold and wrap an arm around his neck. My palm squeezes his shoulder. I breathe in minty aftershave. His hand pats me two times between the shoulder blades
Each year, "The Pushcart Prize - Best of the Small Presses" is published to recognize writers whose short stories, poetry and essays have been sent out into the world that year. Help us decide which Southern works from our pages to nominate by voting in our poll!